On this day: February 14

Published On: Feb 13 2013 10:55:37 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 14 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Saint Valentine dies a martyr, President Polk has his picture snapped, Al Capone sends his foes a violent Valentine's Day message, and Jackie Kennedy invites TV viewers inside the White House, all on this day.

OTD February 14 - Michael Bloomberg
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1942: Politician and media mogul Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of New York City from 2002 through 2012, is born in Boston, Mass. With a net worth of $25 billion as of 2012, he also ranks as one of the richest people in the United States.

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